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Pitton, Wiltshire

Historical Description

Pitton, a chapelry in Parley parish, Wiltshire, 4 miles E by N of Salisbury station on the G.W.R. It has a post office under Salisbury; money order office, Winterslow; telegraph office, Winterbourne Gunner. The living is annexed to Parley, in the diocese of Salisbury. The church is modern. There is an almshouse hospital.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyWiltshire 
Civil parishAlderbury 
Poor Law unionAlderbury 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Church Records

The register of Farley All Saints, of which this is a chapelry, dates from the year 1665.

Findmypast, in association with the Wiltshire Record Office, have the following parish records online for Pitton:



Church of England

St. Peter

The church of St. Peter is a modern building of flint with stone dressings, consisting of chancel, nave, north transept and low belfry (with 3 bells) on the south side, through which is the entrance: it has seats for 150.

Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Pitton from the following:


Online maps of Pitton are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Wiltshire papers online:

RegionSouth West
Postal districtSP5
Post TownSalisbury